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Lawn mower Tecumesh Centura xl/c Elite Lawn Mower Engine running rough then stopping. Good fuel and oil. PLug replaced. Stripped the carby, found lots of gunk, washed it out and cleaned it. BLEW COMPRESSED AIR INTO FULE INLET OF CARBY. Heard a noise like a blockage clearing, felt happy. Re-assembled. Fuel now leaks continuously from carby out of hole that air inlet bolts onto, as well as the 2-3mm next to that inside the venturi as soon as fuel line is connected. What is going on with that? Thanks, ben

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Sounds like you unseated your needle valve. pull the bowl off the carb and ensure that the float is contacting the valve and shutting off the fuel when you push lightly up on it.

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